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Accompanied by striking cut-paper illustrations, this moving picture book biography illuminates Mamie Till-Mobley’s life and the ways in which the murder of her son affected her activism during the civil rights era.
This engaging, powerful memoir in verse details 14 year-old Boyce's experiences during the desegregation of her high school as one of the Clinton 12 in Tennessee. Text from primary sources adds to the authenticity and demonstrates the extensive research that supplements her memories.
The inspirational singer and Civil Rights activist comes to life in 22 brief, first person, free verse poems that seamlessly incorporate Hamer's own words. The biography takes her from a sharecropping child to a community leader.